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Daily Archives: September 3rd, 2012

LIVE from Charlotte: Washington Democrats hold evening reception at Mac’s Speed Shop

Excerpt: Good evening from the City of Trees! Tonight, the Washington State Democrats are celebrating Labor Day and the 2012 Democratic National Convention with a special evening reception at one of Charlotte’s best eateries… Mac’s Speed Shop, renowned in Charlotte for its beer and barbecue. Mac’s is ours for the night, and we’ve taken full advantage. […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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LIVE from Charlotte: CarolinaFest in pictures

Excerpt: Good afternoon from Charlotte! Today, in honor of Labor Day, and to thank the people of Charlote for welcoming us to their fine city, the DNC is throwing a big party called CarolinaFest in Uptown. It’s essentially a big, festive street fair, with a temporary food court, big stage, auxiliary stage, and lots of tents […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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LIVE from Charlotte: DNCC officials hold opening press conference

Excerpt: Welcome back to our continuing coverage of the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. I’m at Room 208 in the Charlotte Convention Center, awaiting the beginning of the Convention’s Opening Press Conference, where DNCC CEO Steve Kerrigan, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, and other DNCC officials are welcoming members of the press corps to […]
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